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International History Workshop 2023-2024

Dear colleagues,

We are excited to welcome you to the Spring 2024 events of the Columbia International History Workshop. We will meet on Wednesdays from 2:00 PM – 3:15 PM (EST), in Room #513, Fayerweather Hall unless noted otherwise. 

If you would like to attend, kindly RSVP by filling out this form. You will receive a confirmation message with the paper attached. 

We will send an email with a reminder about each workshop. If you wish to be added to our mailing list, please let us know.

We look forward to seeing you at the workshop! With all best wishes,

Ifadha, Janina, Kate, and Junaid

Spring 2024

Date Time Name Title
Feb. 2 2PM Soheb Niazi (Leiden University) Towards a History of Non-Ashraf Muslims or Notes on Muslim Occupational Castes in Late Colonial India
Feb. 7 2PM Geneva A. Smith (Princeton) Creating Slave Courts: Enforcing Racial Difference in the Early Atlantic
Feb. 16 2PM Sureshi Jayawardene (San Diego State University) Manja Performance: Afrodiasporic Epistemology in Embodied Memory
Feb. 21 2PM Gili Kliger (Harvard) “An Invidious Distinction”: Race and Reparations after Abolition
Feb. 28 2PM Sydney-Paige Patterson (Indiana University) Make a Name, Make a World: The Importance of a Chosen Name in Dalit-Bahujan Movements
Mar. 6 2PM KN Sunandan (Azim Premji University) An Ashari World of Knowing: Caste, Knowledge and Power
Mar. 20 2PM Neelofer Qadir (UNC Greensboro) Kifa Urongo: Structures of Unfreedom in Africa’s Indian Ocean Worlds
Apr. 3 2PM Haris A. Durrani (Princeton) Space Like Sea, Sea Like Land: Jurisdiction, Sovereignty, & U.S. Empire in Africa, 1963
Apr. 17 2PM Muriam Haleh Davies (UC Santa Cruz) TBD
Apr. 24 2PM Harini Kumar (Princeton) TBD

*Please note that this talk is subject to a change in date/time.

Thanks to our sponsors:
The Center for International History and The Department of History.